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2013-12-05 23:27:57

Urinary incontinence, or bladder leakage, affects up to 30 million American women. New York, New York (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Symptoms of stress incontinence include leakage that occurs after coughing, sneezing, laughing, or during exercise and is often related to weakened pelvic floor muscles. Symptoms of urge incontinence include a strong, sudden need to urinate due to bladder spasms or contractions. InTone® is the first medical device that combines muscle stimulation and...

2013-11-20 23:24:30

Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI), the involuntary loss of urine with cough or sneeze or any increase in intra-abdominal pressure, is a condition that many women deal with after childbirth and as they become older. When pelvic floor exercises fail to improve the problem, the surgical specialists at Women’s Excellence can perform a minimally invasive sub-urethral sling procedure to help stop the leakage of urine. Berkley, Michigan (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Stress Urinary Incontinence...

2013-10-31 23:32:25

Urinary stress incontinence, the involuntary loss of urine after coughing, sneezing, or during exercise, affects up to 50% of postpartum women. However, a new medical biofeedback device paired with innovative healthcare providers promise to grow both improvement rates and awareness. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Cora T. Huitt, P.T., D.P.T., B.C.B.-P.M.D. and Women’s Health Physical Therapy are helping postpartum women find their voice after decades of silence. Urinary stress...

2013-10-30 14:06:26

Knowing what symptoms to look for may help women with pelvic floor disorders improve their chances of successful treatment. But knowledge of these disorders is lacking among most women, and especially among women of color, according to a new study by researchers at Yale School of Medicine. The study appears in the October issue of the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Insufficient knowledge and misconceptions about pelvic floor disorders, which include urinary incontinence,...

2013-10-25 23:23:54

Urinary incontinence, or bladder leakage, affects up to 30 million American women. Nashville, Tennessee (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 Symptoms of stress incontinence include leakage that occurs after coughing, sneezing, laughing, or during exercise and is often related to weakened pelvic floor muscles. Symptoms of urge incontinence include a strong, sudden need to urinate due to bladder spasms or contractions. InTone™ is the first medical device that combines muscle stimulation and...

2013-10-09 23:31:47

Urinary incontinence, or bladder leakage, affects up to 30 million American women. Monroe, Georgia (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 Symptoms of stress incontinence include leakage that occurs after coughing, sneezing, laughing, or during exercise and is often related to weakened pelvic floor muscles. Symptoms of urge incontinence include a strong, sudden need to urinate due to bladder spasms or contractions. InTone™ is the first medical device that combines muscle stimulation and...


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Urinary Bladder
2013-01-18 10:29:10

The urinary bladder is a hollow organ that holds the urine, a fluid by-product excreted from the kidneys. Once enough urine is collected within the bladder, pressure initiates the process of urination which expels the urine from the system completely. Formation and Orientation Bladders are a common organ in the Animal Kingdom but are unique in characteristics to each species. Within the human species, there are some differences between female and male bladders. The first difference is...

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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
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